Respect The Principles of Black Press

It was interesting to hear Actress Meryl Streeps make comments at the Golden Globe Award defending the press. After talking and making remarks about the situation that occurred between then Presidential candidate Donald Trump and a reporter, Streep said. “Disrespect invites disrespect. Violence incites violence,” she continued. “When the powerful use their position to bully…

The Importance of the Black Press …

By Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON – Donn Rogosin once suggested that “Black newspapers were the ‘dominant means of communication of Black culture’. These papers functioned as the conduit through which Black news moved at a time when White America virtually ignored everything of real concern to Blacks. Because Black problems and interests were remarkably similar…

Houston Astros- It’s All About Respect!!

The access and credentialing to the true Black Press at Minute Maid Park has become an issue of genuine respect. After the African-American News and Issues made a recent request for simple credentials to cover the Houston Astros, a vice president in the media office has unleashed a scathing e-mail to the African-American News and…